A dictionary of weights, measures, and units

Donald Fenna

This comprehensive and authoritative dictionary provides clear definitions of units, prefixes, and styles of weights and measures within the Systeme International (SI), as well as traditional, and industry-specific units. It also includes general historical and scientific background, covering the development of the sequential definitions and sizing of units. This new reference work will prove invaluable to professional scientists, engineers, technicians as well as to students and the general user. * Over 1,600 clear and concise entries complete with historical background * Covers a broad range of disciplines, including astronomy, electromagnetics, geology, photography, mathematics, meteorology, physics, and temperature * Notes on associated terminology * Numerous tables, including the geochronologic scale and the equation of time * Comprehensive coverage of the whole Systeme International

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[目次]

  • INTRODUCTION
  • A-Z DICTIONARY
  • ENDNOTES

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書名 A dictionary of weights, measures, and units
著作者等 Fenna, Donald
シリーズ名 Oxford paperback reference
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 2002
ページ数 x, 331 p.
大きさ 20 cm
ISBN 0198605226
NCID BA60247832
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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